2011 South Carolina Social Studies Academic Standards

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    Mick Zais, Ph.D.

    State Superintendent of Education

    South Carolina Department of Education

    Columbia, South Carolina

    2011

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    Contents

    Acknowledgments.......................................................................................................................... iii

    Introduction .....................................................................................................................................1

    Social Studies Standards Page Format .............................................................................................5

    Grade-Level Standards for Social Studies

    Grades K3

    Kindergarten. Foundations of Social Studies: Children as Citizens ...............................................7

    Grade 1. Foundations of Social Studies: Families ........................................................................12

    Grade 2. Foundations of Social Studies: Communities ................................................................17

    Grade 3. South Carolina Studies ..................................................................................................22

    Grades 45

    Grade 4. United States Studies to 1865 ........................................................................................29

    Grade 5. United States Studies: 1865 to the Present ....................................................................36

    Grades 68

    Grade 6. Early Cultures to 1600 ...................................................................................................45

    Grade 7. Contemporary Cultures: 1600 to the Present .................................................................53

    Grade 8. South Carolina: One of the United States .....................................................................61

    High School Course Standards for Social Studies

    World Geography (Elective) ..........................................................................................................73

    World History from 1300: The Making of the Modern World (Elective) .....................................85

    United States History and the Constitution (Required) .................................................................99

    Economics (Required) .................................................................................................................115

    United States Government (Required) .........................................................................................121

    Appendix A. Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century ................................127

    Appendix B. Social Studies Standards Glossary ........................................................................131

    Appendix C. Revised Blooms Taxonomy .................................................................................136

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    Acknowledgments

    South Carolina owes a debt of gratitude to the following individuals for their expertise and

    dedication in the development of the South Carolina Social Studies Academic Standards 2011

    document:

    SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

    The academic standards in this document were revised under the direction of Valerie Harrison,

    EdD, Deputy Superintendent, Division of Standards and Learning, and Cathy Jones, Unit

    Leader, Office of Standards and Support. The following South Carolina Department of

    Education staff members were instrumental in the design and development of this document:

    PROFESSIONAL STAFF SUPPORT STAFF

    Lewis Huffman

    Education Associate

    Office of Standards and Support

    Rebecca Brown

    Administrative Specialist

    Office of Assessment

    Chanda Robinson

    Education Associate

    Office of Standards and Support

    Jeanna Honor

    Administrative Specialist

    Office of Standards and Support

    Leslie Skinner, PhD

    Education Associate

    Office of Assessment

    The South Carolina Department of Education is grateful to the members of the South Carolina

    social studies academic standards writing and review panels for their assistance in reviewing and

    revising the 2005 South Carolina Social Studies Academic Standards. The following individuals

    served on those panels:

    WRITING PANEL

    Ricky Blackman

    District Social Studies Coordinator

    Clover School District

    Emily Manigault

    District Social Studies Coordinator

    Richland County School District Two

    Natalie Brandon

    Social Studies Teacher

    Hunter Street Elementary School

    York County School District One

    William Bill McCormick

    Economics Teacher

    Blythewood High School

    Richland County School District Two

    Paula Burgess

    District Social Studies Coordinator (K5)

    Greenville County School District

    Helen Meyers

    President, South Carolina Economics

    University of South Carolina

    Marsha Commodore

    Social Studies Teacher

    Chester Park Elementary School of Inquiry

    Chester County School District

    Jerry Mitchell, PhD

    Director, South Carolina Geographic Alliance

    University of South Carolina

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    WRITING PANEL

    Stan Cowan

    District Social Studies Coordinator

    Anderson School District Five

    Cynthia Sanders, EdD

    District Social Studies Coordinator

    Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five

    Martha Dial

    Social Studies Teacher

    Hickory GroveSharon Elementary School

    York School District One

    Brenda Schoolfield, PhD

    Division of Social Science

    Bob Jones University

    Jane Eason, EdD

    District Social Studies Coordinator (612)

    Richland County School District One

    Tracee Simpson

    Social Studies Teacher

    Gettys Middle School

    Pickens County School District

    Hale Edwards

    Social Studies Teacher

    Riverside Middle School

    Greenville County School District

    Garrett Walker

    District Social Studies Coordinator

    Dorchester School District Two

    Barbara Hairfield

    District Social Studies Coordinator

    Charleston County School District

    Thomas Buck Wall

    United States History Teacher

    Hillcrest High School

    Greenville County School District

    Kathy Hogan

    District Social Studies Coordinator

    Lexington-Richland School District Five

    Larry Watson, PhD

    Chair, Department of Social Sciences

    South Carolina State University

    Valinda Littlefield, PhD

    Director, African American Studies

    University of South Carolina

    REVIEW PANEL

    Mary Bostic

    District Social Studies Coordinator (K5)

    Richland School District One

    Crystal Ledford

    Social Studies Teacher

    James F. Byrnes Freshman Academy

    Spartanburg County School District Five

    Sonya Bryant

    Social Studies Teacher

    Laurens High School

    Laurens School District Fifty-Five

    Danielle Lennon

    Social Studies Teacher

    Gold Hill Middle School

    Fort Mill School District Four

    Amy Clark

    Social Studies Teacher

    Gateway Elementary School

    Greenville County School District

    Barbara Magwood

    Social Studies Teacher

    South Kilbourne Elementary School

    Richland County School District One

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    REVIEW PANEL

    Stephen Corsini

    Social Studies Teacher

    Irmo Elementary School

    Lexington Richland School District Five

    Mark McAbee

    Social Studies Teacher

    Pelion High School

    Lexington County School District One

    Edward Falco

    Education Associate, Environmental Education

    South Carolina Department of Education

    Andy Posey

    Social Studies Teacher

    R. H. Fulmer Middle School

    Lexington County School District Two

    Melanie Gaddy

    Social Studies Teacher

    Forestbrook Middle School

    Horry County School District

    Thomas Riddle

    District Social Studies Coordinator (612)

    Greenville County School District

    Carolyn Hellams

    Social Studies Teacher

    Lexington High School

    Lexington County School District One

    Wardie Sanders

    Social Studies Teacher

    Hartsville High School

    Darlington County School District

    Mike Jenson

    Social Studies Teacher

    Walhalla High School

    Oconee County School District

    Mary Williams

    Social Studies Teacher

    Mellichamp Elementary School

    Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five

    Lynn Kuykendall

    Social Studies Teacher

    Clinton Elementary School

    Laurens County School District Fifty-Six

  • 1

    Introduction

    South Carolina Social Studies Academic Standards contains the revised academic standards in

    social studies for South Carolina students from kindergarten through grade 12. A field review of

    the first draft of these standards was conducted from September 2010 through January 2011, and

    feedback from that review has been incorporated into this document. Because a working

    knowledge of government, geography, economics, and history is essential for informed,

    participatory citizenship in a democracy, the theme for these standards is civic education. The

    final draft was presented to the State Bo